A code hidden in the first edition of The Little Prince, and an ancient secret. A forty-year-long treasure-hunt that leads to a remote village on Corsica and the ramshackle Hotel Napoléon, where Morice and his family have just moved…
* Saint-Exupéry and Roald Dahl, Rommel and a hidden submarine, secret passages and shady characters come
together in a plot full of surprises.
* A story of friendship and courage, with a spirit of adventure worthy of the Goonies.
* Finalist for the STREGA CHILDREN’S PRIZE 2019
* Finalist for GIGANTE DELLE LANGHE 2019
FIRST PUBLISHER: MONDADORI (ITALY), 2018,
RIGHTS SOLD IN: SPAIN (EDEBÈ), CHINA (BEIJING DIPPER)
Pierdomenico grew up in an old house with a library containing over 20,000 volumes.
A writer and journalist, his books have sold millions of copies worldwide and have been translated into over 30 languages. Today he is considered one of the greatest Italian children’s authors.